Kansas Workers Compensation Law

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Kansas Workers Comp Quick Facts

The following represent the state of the law as of January 1, 2006. Please note that worker's compensation law can be complex and these laws and policies are subject to amendment at any time. If you need help with a worker's compensation issue, please consult a licensed attorney.

Is Worker's Compensation Compulsory? Yes

Are Waivers Permitted? No

Numerical Exceptions: None; Employers are exempt if they have a total gross annual payroll of less than $20,000 for all workers.

Choice of Physician: Employer selects the physician.

Waiting Period For Comp Benefits After Injury: 7 days (temporary total and permanent partial disability) (temproary total

Compensation is retroactive if disability continues for what period of time from the date of injury? 3 consecutive weeks

Attorney Fees Permitted: 25%, statute


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